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Maine Resources for Shellfish Growers: Mussels
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Mariculture
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Maine Sea Grant
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The blue mussel, Mytilus edulis, is a well-known bivalve shellfish in Maine and elsewhere; it occurs naturally between Labrador and North Carolina on the US East Coast, but also occurs in northern latitudes in the Pacific and Arctic Oceans. Most commonly, blue mussels are found in the intertidal and shallow subtidal zone, though they have been found well below 100 feet in depth.

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Last Updated by
Sue Keller
Last Updated on
2017-06-13
Background photo: Kenai Range from Katchemak Bay.
Photo credit: Wonderlane, Seattle, WA.